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Hmmm... which version of Perl are you using? I don't need a sub null {} inside Bar to get it to run as expected.

Slaven Rezic pointed out (on p5p) the use of base.pm as an alternative. I assumed it would always require an external file: apparently it doesn't do that (anymore, anyway, I seem to remember that at one point it did. But I am probably wrong about that).

What I don't like about base.pm is the extra stuff about fields. Have you ever looked under the hood of base.pm? Yuck!

Liz

Update:
Argh. The reason I didn't get any errors about the empty Bar package, was that I actually had a Bar.pm as an external file hanging around from some previous testing. So yes, you need something in there, not necessarily a sub null {} though, a $VERSION = '0.01' also does the trick. Thanks to Mr. Person for his perseverance proving me wrong in this matter.


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